There is no more important endeavor in life than the study of the Bible. It will equip you for every good work in this world and save you for all eternity. If you have never studied the Bible, how do you start? Are there “rules” to follow or can you simply begin anywhere? Whether you are a seasoned scholar of the Scriptures or have never picked up a Bible before, join us for the answers to these questions and more!
Dr. Joseph R. Dodson is an associate professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, author of The "Powers" of Personification, and co-author of A Little Book for New Bible Scholars. He has served as an associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and as an itinerate speaker with Transform Ministries in Houston, Texas.
Dr. E. Randolph Richards is provost and professor of Biblical studies in the School of Ministry at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is a popular speaker and has authored and co-authored dozens of books and articles, including Paul Behaving Badly, Rediscovering Jesus, and The Story of Israel. He has served as a missionary to Indonesia, an interim pastor, and is currently a teaching pastor. He and Stacia reside in Palm Beach, Florida.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.